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Overall rating
89.35/100
votes
42
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
25.11.1994
Bottled
05.2013
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
3547
Number of bottles
607
Strength
55.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
UK Exclusive
Added on
04 Jun 2013 7:53 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 225,23

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1994

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.35 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/11/14/bottle-polishing-all-sorts/

    N: A moorish, squidgy/fatty herbal=toffee/sugary sweet, rum/liqueur-like funky number with a little dust, some black pepper, coffee liqueur, waxy cardboard-y<mahogany=oak shavings, a little banana, cake mix, Wrigley’s spearmint gum… Again, rum-like but with an unquestionable malty core.
    T: A sherried BFG, tall & broad and yet soft/integrated with a rum=liqueur-like firm-bodied, woody, toffee-d maltiness. With water, a bourbon/candy sweet & herbal sour profile, [refreshingly PX led rather than the more blatant oloroso], with plenty of sherried chew and a slightly varnished woody freshness.
    F: Woody vanilla herbal creme fraiche. Fairly short and clean, dusty cream concluding, with however a lingering PX oaky sweetness at the death.
    C: Where oloroso appears to have the monopoly on sherry cask maturation, it’s refreshing to come across a decent PX cask. To think, this was £76 only four years ago. Investors cry, drinkers fly.Scores a B[+]

  2. Thermidor scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    This one seems instantly likable. No bitterness, just pure sweet PX joy. 

    I just opened my last sample about a year after I opened the bottle, and I'm still completely won over by the syrupy sweetness of this cask and its excellent velvety body.

  3. st7 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Tried this at a local shop tasting session where it came strongly recommended. Classic Glendronach profile on the nose, with the rich sherry and malt coming together to release a combination of rich stewed fruits, dark chocolate and some fresh barley. It really needed water to open it up, however, as otherwise it came across as rather closed and slightly monochrome. Sweet and spicy on the palate, once again needing water to release the full range of flavours. A lovely mouth-coating feel leads to a long and warming finish. Yet another wonderful Glendronach single cask. Not quite up to the level of a couple of similar age single casks I tried from 1993, but very close.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. Prodigy scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    A UK exclusive from Glendronach distillery. GlenDronach single cask 3547, distilled in 1994 and matured in a Pedro Ximinez sherry puncheon for 18 years. Bottled in 2013 at 55.1% with 607 bottles filled.

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